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Alan Leonard Schwartz

environmental science and biology educator

Alan Leonard Schwartz, American environmental science and biology educator. Certified science teacher, New Jersey. Recipient Presidential award for excellence in science and mathematics teaching National Science Foundation, 1987, Governor's award for outstanding teaching New Jersey Department Education, 1988, grantee, 1970.

Background

Schwartz, Alan Leonard was born on November 18, 1945 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Son of David and Frieda (Metz) Schwartz.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 1968. Master of Science in Marine Science, Long Island University, 1974. Postgraduate, Monmouth College, 1992.

Postgraduate, College of Atlantic, 1992.

Career

Teacher Williamstown (New Jersey) High School, 1968-1972, Holmdel (New Jersey) High School, since 1974. Teacher marine science Freehold (New Jersey) Regional High School Continuing Education, 1981. Evaluator National Science Foundation Grant Program, 1990.

Advisor Holmdel High School Environmental Club, 1993. Presenter of critical thinking and hands-on workshops and lectures to civic groups, professional organizations, conventions and other schools.

Achievements

  • Certified science teacher, New Jersey.

Works

  • Photographer, editor, author 6 videos, 1984, 91, 92. Co-author curriculum.

Membership

Member Society for Marine Mammology, New Jersey Littoral Society, National Education Association, New Jersey Education Association, Nature Conservancy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, canoeing, mountain biking, birding, wood and metal working.

Connections

Married Anna Schwartz, June 16, 1968.

father:
David Schwartz

mother:
Frieda (Metz) Schwartz

spouse:
Anna Schwartz